KITES How to Make ..AND... How Fly Them* to By J. VARNEY, GEDRGE AsBOclate Member of the Aeronautical Boston. PUBLISHED GEO. z6o Tremont H. Street Society. BY WALKER - " - CO., Boston, Mass. 1807, Copyright, by Gko. H. Walkbb Boston. " Co., ATLASES. Send OEO. H. for Catalogrue. Descriptive "%?v^iVi:vK::BR: 00., "" LITHOGRAPHERS, Maps and Flans 160 Send Iteproduced. Tremont Opp. CUTS. PROCESS PHOTO-LITHOGRAPHERS, St., Boston Boston, Common. for Estimates. JTlass. Massachusetts Atlas POCKET These MAPS. 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Several Maine, County, into the years air and brook of set 1895 Winona, wind, jerked down and But while *' he a caused across a let the kite go. he that launching large KITE. that reported huge hundred the borne FRANKLIN papers Franklin bathing, " BEN in in frightened exploiting two succeeded kite, was western ducked Ben so in Kennebec current was who boy a down the in story twelve-foot a THE In the ago kite, feet up by was, in the citizen a a gust air, then of of let river. did his than better kite to draw this; him for across once, the thus river, himself saving the exertion of paddling and kicking. KITES* BOYS' The into his in the base ball, his sled, are and jolly make to easy In making of thin this the on wood. elasticity For pine. kites strips and often taken the that For of kite a the tened are of been have these tubes tried good so of lightness if black Split because of oak or do bow basket will rattan its twist and white For long. ash as will bamboo split for results straight-grained good. are not its lack and of an but rounded, frame, a straight, be in grain running with the of should care and stick, that the half feet dry. feet should not for length the is,they should quarter which Small strength, forms, are three sticks square, that arrow. essentials," frame. easily too material thoroughly is wide, the sticks the direction wood kites with elasticity. selecting In bend satisfactory, uniform in then curving and first two given this split bamboo prove the kites, strips they other or The not to bow three aluminum, whitewood, but his are of have small well; very of is there of Next kite a in its turn, boys' balance. also wants run fly. to and but purpose, spruce these of construction steel, and and skates kite a strength, lightness depend his forms He round, easy usually not foregoing. same several does boy the as operate will There American vagaries such that the of taste so long be in the thick as be less inch thick. may be and of form a than The rubbed and two slightly a lead common half a inch an pencil, wide should corners slightly to flat* " and a be not the remove sharpness. for The newspapers kite coverings; cheap paper muslin and which tracing made now thin, tough is cloth suitable. are also are not manila Bond good strong being paper, ; but the enough the only nainsook cheapest of is them Tissue in feet three and bushes in makes paper length, but in the fulness is given prepare saturated be The front, that the because of in readily power not over all from tatters added be kite is weight, the kite will paper kites; muslin or a lightly folded from the These the threads, the covering, increased; the but a but, ascend not and as silk thinnest four-foot silesia thin margin good. between through be on of also the small should ones folding spaces cloth weather, should is the to kite. brushed silk place; side one paper the Only it in properly loose) of for of blue, Cherry kite of color changes color in the in cloudy a partially red from against but its at a its real green is coverings in kite a fresh considering. worth easily distinguished most complementary Light of ings cover- wind. is the eye is wet wax these Oiled winds. color heights, and best the the in flying passing nainsook a steady the paper. into them covering of the lifting its color to away hold balance reverse from the bear its kept of from in wind light Dark by the " light enough The The Isites which paraffine flyers. the prevent Black one varnished, by closing treatments, and makes for paper fair-weather would rend sliding the melted with to to kite a evenly. are would the (when coverings should so be can winds, destroying thus To silk brisk in winds light other, Chinese flying for for they which stubble, thin Very back if " manila as for covering good a costly as order. short and twice than more sky in a certain sky, blue curious. the The angle form color to but gains re- spaces. sky is usually in heights. black, appears sunshiny color edges. quite are all at the surrounded fringes of tending ex- darkens at sun-rays it shows great color. becomes invisible at a less height than pale blue. A kite paper of a buff covering stain " which had which proved received one insufficient cation applito the saturate paper showed " soiled a tint green in the sunshine. THE OF width whose kite A FRAME is length is with tail,the cross-stick a rarely the of top (below the more wind No notches the sticks the and tested to cross-stick When obtained (which the of to prevent in strong Bad irregular ; and cross-piece, the two A their of coating A any similar part of when coating of the kite where should be necessary its through of the is kite it from a the will like cord quite the as string. bow- a follow to sure retained be applied the bow, a may better fly any shape of the kite of bow or keel curves of the latter on result. same better the form the varnish shellac shape proper the bent kite, whether in difference frame crossing) kite is renders Malay have is kite the tightened sufficiently bow a weaken be the The by which will sides stick the in the any atmosphere. frames causes they varnish glue are has in flown is also damp a advantage an been retain to used, for a reason. The kite The in sticks the be cross-piece downward. behavior in twist to if the corners. kite sides near two or suspending by should The on other two slipping. straight"-grained a the done is the the tail. four it may or backbone more winds of sticks two this kite), would covering way be the any side convex one can from rising obtain balance a these the one the quite dry, To the way mid- as is from of with of as the become balance. for binding When has paste here, cut nmch. too binding. in be in require each furnished low as length together in be its of cross-stick the it bound twine should slip the cord be hard small, of turns will is to the of fourths placed further resistance three kite a be mar the KITE. than If seventeenth a should sticks less flyer. but height, the two good a A should cord be which as about goes strong as the the of circumference string by which the the flyer kite, and, the holds sticli,is each end of each, side of the of lower end, tail the the and removed the of the notch at of the downward which is to than more left be be one stick, except should inch cord line and and made the the at to fasten the to outside then the is then folded the on inch below frame margins adhere laid should paper The be one frame of the to about The marked. again paper marked sides two the at cut be cord. the it is to complete should bounding the the end one is frame which covering, on about be end or side not to on. When stick the a front same should from where the on end in knot flying, the notches inch an half a being when Tiie fourth by little softer a from cord, passing knot the be larger, might fastened kite covered. of Tliis harm. without if be cross- placed closely inside paper over by a paste. Home-made the the covering similarly be mucilage is best of all. that the it is found When the next straight has the length, but to kites it secure a The rubbing. kite that ball above the and pasted is This with the that is be to this kite stand not set in are to side drawn side. It slackness. by crinkling usually done but last, the on side the not perceptible weakening down should hands, will as properly with over paste the cross-piece from better fly uniformly paper is frame loose good so covering thoroughly. into without cut The oovcHng it and also. found It is easy the marked frame, on been sides two bookbinder's serve, is not good liquid glue but will paste better, stationers' is by ing crush- without any this strong treatment enough for covering. The fonn Kite, which ready which be tied of now for the in use. kite a whose kite Is known described it flour the as this string slight Common needs only In construction or notch a kite holding in the 9 Diamond, bridle one has and a end of cord is longer just the Cross or tail to render bridle attached) stick about been (to is to half- end the between way is attached end. in end similarly In some the balance, of the loop at of lower point the bridle in the should reach either end (that held kite. flying fastening. of not about This kite the 10 the one one KITE. other end near of arrangement Kites. The slack quite sufficient flying kite) should third its to coixl be length necessarily passes each fastening, and bridle at ity peculiar- fasten to The cross-stick. person covering the Keel but a CROSS is the and almost the of and other the at the lower to better This loop, usually upper the the the from through cross-stick the to owing OR the be quite not DIAMOND by fastened the but found been Malay, Eddy loop the it has COMMON the of to near top, and the instances, however, OP FRAME and 6r6dd-6tick it is best paste hole their be bob At E. Mr. on a ologist and their string being knotted position end. thin of at the end steady of or a of weight take just cord the or the in has has tail and from THE KITE the This should very and in every cone placed on kite, hold top, by the in them large or material hoop a diameter of found kite. length In f""und of The any proper tail and the tiie kite scientific the far liftingpower of use of cone sufficient The steady. pull ficient suf- are single large been been wind of best. it on the kite. STRING, be strong considerable greatly to of English enough case. the the or cups the the A kite size amount cord, of the holding cup of operating against it. of experiment that because feet should wire. kite. foot seven about invention stiffened be inches two cups and are firm of bookbinders' between The ter if not may almost paper end strings crossing cup, of or cones small be tassel. a towards the and there tail the should accomplished an and of cord, is the form twenty form long cloth of ends about form, or of to these the These larger several kite-flyingthe or This the tail is in matter a covering nearness kite unruly si^-foot Malay an proportions is of six of and form cord. two to these a of tail circular basketing for kind top its Five to also, The hold to ; end aeronaut.. with tail the Archibald, Douglass meteoi the the to inches the is the form strung cones tough or two kite in size in the double of size five or middle the at Another the four length apart. a of from vary the to stiff paper wide, tied as TABL three-and-a-half-foot a from made KITE kite, according the latter, and For bobs. cutting kites on of length the of size used tails the times prevent to THE The tliin leather of cord. bridle the disk small a each about paper by to increases 11 but small, pressure the sag of of the the the lat^ wind cord, and its the pull both on best cord for kite and holder the the of string. The in flax, though by some this wet weather for small is of purpose silk For kites. fish-line linen or hard-twisted of those 4 is preferred less than 5 KNOTS. 1 " Knot. Bowline 3" Surgeon's 5" five good feet in article suitable. two hundred Bowline 2" Knot. 4" Knot Running length ; for The arranged Knot No. with a first is knot check sold yards, usually up in at the to flax to easy Bowstring 9 hard-twisted larger kites, for nine balls price untying. Knot. hold. will prove feet, No. containing of ten cents. 18 a is about A ball and of No. it will break at by shown the cord from 75 to learn need A FOR in persons stronger of for ounces forms to of each 90 100 feet, pounds. tie to knots that knot, therefore, are diagram. FRAME Some five simple slip. Some not sudden pull a kite-flyerswill All will about weighs 9 gusts, while OP flying large the next FORM HOUSE others prefer section of against breakage in kites kite, to guard a KITE. insert of piece a large elastic cord. KITES^ FLYING Sometimes the a kite will flyer's hand; but the are The latter a can perfectly only be fly directly into conditions for kite balanced found in 13 an and a the this sky good steady elevated, open from havior be- breeze. situation " free In from buildings, trees conditions a ordinary out along the feet being sometimes string stand must the wind ground, for in such unfavorable to the ; but rise a of the the laid hundred a can downhill be holding one he masses. must fifty or that position yards many and " string of length needed, large, high of supply a " other and the against run is generally course kite. v^ FRAME The dimensionB At it at the against instant. a ANOTHER FOR of this signal, lower the At the the are HOUSE give it go time the it the one U than his grasp holding the usual. liite,grasping quick upward from unless " a KITE. wider quarter one letting then OF carrying should same pulls it straight, and design person end, wind, FORM kite is the thrust on the string going up- ward steadily the string as more The kite retires " string to different a OP FORM middle The tached best Attaching cord found an a very may to has taken a large the practice " kites stratum take if not out obtain bridle other knot the at. below will has this. teach fastening " the sometimes gusty of steady wind, a winds. which When be even dodge, and sudden checked, can ing flybeen in string. position it 15 the and above, cross earth, to to sticks. sometimes proper out KITE. one by letting done be bridle cross-piece a to necessary omitted the they with will descend generally again as the Only reaching before kite of to the advantage good even stretched, both to Often a bridle forty-five found of be may wind. the for angle of RECTANGULAR to one or letting angle an maybe part stick to striogs crossing, the it wind, upward. float .at ; and fifty-fivedegrees the kite climbs should the against sent the can kite upward by in judicious pulling a kite is under string, but When this of good headway not fast so be it to slacken should string soon it should allow to As string. again as the occurs tlie be the as given more its pull. drawn quickly taut. When the the string will fifty or has let it, another of line feet more attached kite to main the gone kite of line to go higher than one the extent of repeated be to enough strong kite between the hundred feet, should line the be " the steadier is its weight sent lift size) to both it, when ol with up (according own This The The pull. if the spaces should the action kites, several larger distance. be may alone. connections the the as kites KITE. hold. to its help BOW will high as up lower more be from kite kites line main the on latter sixty the there be may to a greater are on a tiny bell suspended of ends the Thus the times higher at kite-flyer the The the three represent the kite the in the chimes the weight. sky many steeples. OP string KITE. STAR lines of colored pleasing effect,and a their the sustain at the are which sticks; forms the broken outline the of kite. Streamers have heavy will his kite, also the of kite ring can FRAME lines bottom if the frame than the and from the the paper attached paper figures suspended messenger are to angle frci amusing very " i antics. KITES The in the Common instructions OF Diamond, for SHAPES. MANY or making 18 Cross frames Kite, and was described covering ^^ them. j make To should crossed be at middle the The end is Kite House of the lower made length same kite of the If these sticks form of ends by right angles frame, the which a the ; but sticks two form putting a does second distance same is from one upper carried be quite Rectangular with less length same the at Long obtained the If these In have be may sticks the the not cross- the from the top. the end KITE. cross-pieces we by the as FISH the Kite good flying qualities. possess piece Diamond Regular a weight the at to Kite. The same bj^ crossing middle and of two connecting cord. a sticks two have we Round should be of length equal and crossed at Square Kite. a Kite be a light hoop braced 19 in one constitutes direction the by a slender stick, the at ends which of bridle the is to be fastened. the The Elliptical Kite differs last in a diameter having of One the form basketing for in construction only brace a stick longer Iron} than the hoop. of the instead Kite Bow-top of a cord has a from extending stiff strip of end to end 1. Hfn^e KINO of the -^ HORSESHOE) (OR cross-piece, being slit,is pressed the down it is top, where to a shoulder cut pegged, in the or, top of backbone. If the above the over KITE. CRAB the end bow, of the and a latter cord extends is run 20 from two the or three top of it inches to the KITE. MAN-PORM bow obliquely lighter form lower the a a piece of that needed in the of from wood with baclvLone. of degree Peaked a Kite Bow extendiog end have must side, the of cords bouuding " each on stiffness three here famished with a turned light and were it of the pliable. strong into covering rotundity will, of slackness ends In this of only the bow the form could times the be to bow found of thickness KITES^ mentioned, be type, may grave The kite the the cross-piece, cross-stick. the BALLOON Any no that four or has A is formed. Kite back paper would it is but 21 or apt serve burst Har- by being side. degree should to the upward the on This covering. Tissue enough, back depend course, of balloon wind a the on those except be of very excellently from the BOY The heavy line represents and bracing cordn. bounding of Loops The feet win have with of lively except in the kite. to necessary avoid the bottom of wind inlets. than the conunon paper This the handkerchiefs of wind the front diameter of these foot of its the a bursting form, formed to loosely, and in wind equal centre should the This not It is width. in balloon should be capacity with the gusts. properly 22 kite's the through the near met napkins) admitted apertures the of kite. is often or covering for vent kite the substituted. (not paper in a be may and, if attached board, The to lines be may board Japanese inch arras broken air. form have to covering at an of paper better. The than more of the Bticks, the end from in the holes more the at wind. much be the cut be action the or be should of would strips hands or also pressure one basket gloves, receive KITE. made, is a better flyer A Kite For feet, pap"r crinkled be the proper for a Nymph, or and The board. of figure. frame a Kite Dragon large lines, connected to each other. sprigs of of small the disk of by A plumy hideous in streamers. presenting cords size The much to the line of lines, string. and face, or the a to large disks in appearance undulatory of cords with rod side each foremost and often crease de- gradually tail, ending an of iu two other bright colors, The to assumes in by is affixed of consists disks, twig, surface head the well equally serve usually head ends, appearance. from With bottom. smaller by the at a will bamboo The with the ; dotted Chinese transverse disks. is decorated most the of grass at and should covering on KITES. dislj,followed roundish hands paper; used ends lines, sticks CHINESE The tissue free this covering Heavy of paper loose, with very form male FLYER. hair, strips " leather GOOD a a pair of movement, crawling ser- Great pent. the air. as skill It is said OF more of the apertures, left be with which a SUSPENDED BE one hollow at each the top and bottom in for and of forms, one at are section a about length. KITE. draught. bird formed whole 24 in appearance FROM constitutes end kites enemies. invisible resonator, for diameter " a of ugliness away at these men regarded by the China- are kites, especially those furnished bamboo, TO launch to great frighten should Chinese they their LANTERN Openings often to required that defenders; being supposed FRAME is one It the has half of or three middle. is There these kites idea an prevalent musical kites also their strings are in the kept ; the music air for but with friends and kite-flying, for Japan of people Front foims, the that a like recognized a village and learn end of the is line sion succes- long the as token some the whom certain enjoying the which rudely Often or of appearance holiday. these Indian them acquaintances a is form a covering. individual recognizo cJin of to ity festiv- social a Variety American of of of more fishes. and addicted greatly kites, Japanese familiar whether as in KITE. showing totems to person it is EDDY birds the secure neighbors. view, of animals, familiar nights also are them THE characteristic the roofs, and KITES. JAPANESE The times Some- away. and days many the on that aloft. heard be fastened spirits feeling entirely family can evil keep Chinamen among at are imitate different tribes, family; the a at kites are so of distance, the other TAILLESS Of old the has which Oriental the gaiued the flown on it has a above three KITES- Malay beautiful Peninsula. fourths of top, like the so-called feature is the Its other notable the shape of a in the being downward, tail, a hreadth greatest is quite kite. has cross-piece, which the middle convex direction same that bird-form Eddy the bow, Cupid's is and length, its Its one is men air. the in only without Though appearance near scientific of approval the kite the of forms with portion the curving tips. kite There is flown with the idea common a frame the an would the made opening and than always been to that in the found cavorting dowu EDDY lessen in this occur wind, given to side inexperienced will of the wind position, the reverse it kite cause be- fly better, which covering figure is In reasoned, would thus A a be In position. in a the centre is pressure. fallacious. around the that KITE. diamond-shaped The storm-flyer. the expansion balloon-like THE A of kite circle wouldbetter practice thus with the this mounted lower hold ported suphas is end of the string as clear the at a downward, kite allows to be it contrary, a both sides other floating gull than the for is transient the over air, and as breadth FRAME ; action the that of it of this AND Showing the an a are convexity instantly on impression its waves of element peated re- kites convex the Malay of wings air. flight OF strengthening 28 of the for them is almost The cross-piece TAILLESS cross-piece. KITE. use in appearance prototype. equal, STRINGING kite, more attractive its Oriental kite the of KftE. of of is slightly unstable has ally usu- barely enough always beholders EDDY yet it nearly simultaneous so that modification beauty pleasing and a is side the side one (as one on other, almost which to side convex wind tipping on that so THE This kite albatross or triumph happy ; give to the the on action This the With when oflf,the motion, as wind. than slide the wavy the high enough ineyitably dropping instant) pushes other observed. have in the harder to on a in every little a lull on does it dives, and when ground earth to axis, rarely ascending an as height being PHOTOGRAPHING FROM 29 A KITE LINE. about only is It top. sticks tied stick bent stick of tliird as both balance the of A. kites in New Until feat to to or E. the the proposer of by Such his sent home, but for the photography by ridicule as a incipient insanity. such means Messrs. G. York pears ap- T. City, pictures different Mr. camera. to New of is sustained picture by 1895. his that performed several by made with instrument Henshaw of cities, mainly suspicion tive tenta- kite has of the good a Sept. 21, of by a first been George afternoon other subjected producing have and lom have of vicinity statement air the in enthusiast flighty The done would kites the recently be might and by the less. be J. ; who bird's-eye views making of purpose the Boston York, N. This production or Bayoilne, from only not up of Eddy it should invention the kite's six-foot a one improve to of weight winds the of indicated adjustment an to cross-piece. and A string. a side two cross- fourth one the the of of the latter the light was ends the means to average for kite William by The and pound, This kite the opposite bound ends construction, only the on strengthen to flights. one placed the and spine, serves is long, from by size, but equal length other, bow-like, upward, nearly its each across kite's the in simple very being of eighteenth one are the on quently fre- now and amateur Wog- sional profes- aeronauts. Doubtless feel would ihis there ^'eye less in safe the they were might sky" of persons are at habit wandering that aware time any the be who of gaze directed on . them be ; but safer there it known were that the would who others many kite-camera was really abroad land. in the The flat kites generally of the to it with the the least for photographing dimensions From strength carry used the respectively. to also are and three of to steadiness camera to degree of a seven of proper motion. five and of the are purposes feet seven these, according wind, height The are and sary neces- sustain instrument is LAMSON'S TRIPLE MALAY TANDEM LAMSON'S KITE. MALAY 31 SEXTET KITE. mounted which of one Cords the at one ends is instrument operated by In branch this by a middle the to poles, poles, lines and of fasten end the the to The of other. three direction the controlled. means the of camera the is special string. a practice, the Eddy's in is of the slender two trunk more or of strings running cord Mr. of is attached from outward angle are box about knotted, that the is main is carried securely diameter line, to of a fastened common on a which large down. lead 1. LAMSON'S FOLDING MULTIPLE "32 KITES. the reel This pencil. is about ments, three In pounds. it, and cylinder revolving by clock-work record each of instrument, barometer, a when "meteorograph" this in found, the which and hygrometer ink lines, the the weight velocity of the and wind, ing vary- of are the the of perature, tem- phere, atmos- altitude the that so there record moisture the a indicator, down drawn progressive and the anemometer; an is takes thermal a " it,is of part of the ascent. Plainly Hill. the A made of form between is raised the nearly a superior OF THE with an that the along in now FRAME a middle length kite. A Two of the lifted Hill, of is the kite. the much inventor, Mr. 34 on on which of frame on the bone, back- the latter for ridge is regarded the cell as and Blue Hill, 12, 1894, in Australia, used Hargrave of KITE. This constructed kites, a considerable a Blue at Clayton has trussed stick also Mr. KEEL into Hargrave the at Blue covering, by cell kite of by use the used invented extra whole modification much are CLAYTON and parallel plane system being kite keel Observatory, Straight sticks, kites Malay at kite. Nov. Hargrave, sixteen feet HARGRAVE THE the from the by same This at all. in ground ends a to the It consists of form, depth of is covered usually and ; flown in 1895 (Later he Form). lifted was forty feet means. length, having and KITE BOX a in light wooden a width about with uninitiated, does of half thin pairs, the cloth two suggest one third All of kites close being a several width. nearly the not frame its KITE. CLAYTON 35 feet length, except texture. connected Aw, THE liite the It is by a light below, about wooden bar another and in without bars of on nearly the frame the cord, so are kite third floats kind preferred in violent Height, Space the readily, by a steadily, and the space at steady observations for Mr. KlS ,r open to has 30 Inches. 11 inches. ascends lifter. with Clayton the a sometimes KITE. assumes au angle of 55 degrees. the lift to This ments instru- large 8 inches. HARGRAVE middle, corner It good a the four 11 inches. Tills tached at- chiefly short, quick a pull. is the at section and of foregoing box, between. EARLY placed are Clayton H. the up weather. Length, H. the this visible followed usually each string is usually from of in that goes Mr. by differs high altitudes, is of bars. one covering, This wind. the kites two The apart. one Observatory, having The above. middle the across kite, invented box Hill of of midway Blue bar depth the The fastened kite of which this pattern take a up this of H. Capt. lifted He in but five pounds, the Hargrave Two on of end the four once from the much found to be In for size the trunk a of wire, twelve cord, two as kites four feet. of " large, ; sixtyfor even size furnishes same despised strong of line main two ofiers with and This lift ; it has much this less string size from used been for on flown at in cord the a been sometimes and control, string eighth is at kites, including of discarded was one diameter, was labor. the 1896 well sixty-fivefeet have could men exhausting summer The balanced. are about feet, be three or four line. to in variable in cloth dozen a main is not very as cone well. vary and or worked in did Hill paper and cup poorly are also Blue many seven the inches eight Both of diameter greatest at As kite the string, used largest pounds. and A., accessible kites, especially one of Hill piano string adopted instead. and S. frotn have very Blue of in feet feet. nine, breeze in Bay, forty-two we been at parts kites of brisk York readily which " Malay the wind-surface. those as is made inches coverings. The of of not are have must fifteen nine to safety suspended height a weight kite ; and fiat The these the six-foot a kites use six cones by pattern. when or for Infantry, U. swing of steadying winds land, Eng- ground New of Ninth the of to they Frequent tail for the parachute a tandem, total their from ple exam- in Grays, from vicinity boatswain's a dimensions The solitary a Scotch feet the in Wise, D. double in kites the of hundred 21, 1897, Hugh lifted was wind, broke. Jan. Lieut. good a exploiting. Subsequently provided with kites the On scientiflc one was is not Hargrave Baden-Powell, was kites. in feat in would, size. average lifting of Mr. The case of man thinks he lighter will 37 and smallest the It is of No. it of than the bulky the wind, ascend to and bear 14 steel weigh miles resistance fibre vegetable but flaxen so that the instru- to ments the great as cord clumsy the on has flying so that loftier altitudes,stronger had to be was wound larger provided. in GETTING or it ; and, The in front of dial,by which recorded apparatus and frame, pull out runs the may is mounted down of known on at any a heavy 38 1896 in sent to the string mounted on BLUE AT each at of hard half in under wire skill reeling apparatus crank even Connected length be a of HILL AZIMUTH. hours and were year AND this, two to kites KITES with reel one huge spool a FROM spool. the the from out with string with many increased stronger REEL ordinarily required kites. of and OBSERVATIONS turning as than with Through run Strong, weighted times more number OBSERVATORY. a cord crushed, and been solid oak a three as vegetiible fibre. of strain the Under height a run dozen grooved this out moment. hand work a a with end truck. is wheel for were of the wheel is a accurately The whole this Even that apparent necessity and compact. By the off this wire steel the from of highest 1897 line along the rusting, oil is feet or flight of the thousand instrument sea With the will will require pressure one practice with reply: be sent about 9,400 The than Mount three Washington. lifted was six- a Hill. ture, tempera9,375 We are a .it is height miles of that hoped of feet the miles, two " wire. ECONOMICAL USES KITE-FLYING* questions. What kites to four AND OF lePB Blue automatically reeling apparatus new SCIENTIFIC If was surrounding more of top strung rose the top of spring kites This above therefore the air in level. meteorograph which feet recording and humidity prevent the kite top type. the was than higher turn in. to Nine ITie Eddy) above kite first feet The above feet to the continually previous 8, 1896. wire. (or of To is wound string kite level, 9,300 sea 8,770 country, the dripped the ASCENTS* a Oct. on Malay the above of ascent which front kites. very back-and- being pivoted the by is a in ample engine, apparatus directly of ple peo- heated screw wheel the of obtained, by direction lifted the of footer is on as reel a boiler a endless OF made was entire an HEIGHT The The spool wheel the of groove from a Accordingly 1897 steam grooved the keep to way Observatory the of was two-horse-power a wound or the adjusting guide, any the of drawn of use movement is by spray. apparatus instruments. spring with supplied kerosene wire in the strength, operated burning forth their with installed being this altitudes the attaining it became and laborious, too rigid delivering less to reach was size proved a tor desired there has ? the is the real Observatory living in an value corps of would atmosphere all this doubtof which practically know we that of that such crabs will cold enable and waves and accurately The of of air of a tiie in now sudden earth section handling the with kicks more done fore. hereto- has modified in text-books. the the wire rendered the has also cord its drawbacks, of between vegetable high work stiflF wire of of boy storms been plorations ex- predict hot of hands the wire the the over the device the on string introduced. Even men sometimes give when the holding stone who was exclamation sharp a running strata those string quite torturing, until the start of expected aerial to obtained with of contact the above these like electricity, a phenomenon annoyance and grounded has kite-string a is the conduction manipulated than expressed for The fibre. in is is OBSERVATIONS. which rarely gave It sea. kinds already been wire of use one that various knowledge position meteorologist earlier have the gained the CURIOUS The be the much which opinions of will knowledge as and bottom the at Our little. very a vous mischie- a wire ground down. When let out, it a chain during " electricityis always rare the it is in line have been issues sparks in from clear in as being especially strong of tests the also be Mr. Clayton, inexhaustible an kind of weather, of reservoir it with tap to chief the and a a of long of supply hand." as at Hill Blue the altitudes Observations conditions. Moore, wire well as only necessary any at lowers says to appears electricity,and In this and atmosphere," corps, enough frequent of snowstorms. "The the but discharge the weather, feet more or short of constantly, almost cloudy thousand three United show that the increase, rising only by States 40 Mr. Weather and warm almost temperature Eddy and Bureau cold waves Chief by at in ington, Washare felt from emerging Just beneath when the cloud the air feet above Once off them. of from string wind, feet landed They deranged the the by York, have and been England the branch of the some have uses. Those Weather points been life labor; lines to the the and of held by a miles to slightly lofty an of hostile the years States other some and ful peace- the York and this military chief of economy flying kites with otherwise to temporarily which accessible in- isolated of development bird's-eye photography are high telegraph ; the 42 of United science lines for army In ological meteor- for and embracing observer ways of couple a military, crags, England been New steeples. of in diverse of the and sought and devotees Washington been uses miles several but have those purposes latter as been of down. experiments. for vicinity of towers military raising but vessels, sending wrecked kite-flying has the at found was experiments and the have points, The Hill the kite aeronautics their for eflbrt bridge piers, feet three in different recently; In of about pursuing the officials at purposes and of Blue economics. with diagonally were these of pursued have and away 4,300 of Indianapolis purposes until Bureau below FLYERS years science at reached instruments instruments several only, the meteorograph KITE motives the m., escapade. dissimilar for p. 20" of broke woods, The Washington, for kites height a Quincy OTHER in New 4.30 about minute, moving and uninjured, ing, freez- highest point carrying Observatory. the of from a in the at below was At dry. mile. one recorded. dropped 1,100 aboat temperature very was the They rate be with of level), a temperature entire an altitude were sea freezing point went was instruments the (9,376 the the it the above it at in wire air; to flashing of the pass ; sion suspena tory terri- sun-gleams, as by signals mirrors from observers at the and flashes Mr. cellular kite He same A. S. Potter, to has Mr. recently Potter's relation directed also of England, His of is beneath in their experiments a down held Professor is These Langley, Hiram with snd which " quarters. Mr. gestive sug- particularly " them in certain to either on taken cars and a controlled wind transportation Institute, in readily directed the for utes. min- five be have floating his device can with instruction in new a kite kite 60^ of have Smithsonian the a consideration experiments of which sends now feet of use trolley line a serious under made aerial system by thousand a electric give hours. Washington, of tant; dis- miles to dark experiments to proposed the in the of height a hundred a apparatus purpose supplementary cord, by to a surprising extent. held at and an angle side. of read by kites,to be up post perhaps a raising the for carried Maxim, their planotype flying machines. Mr. Potter's the shape; has Another The of the for of the toward the of sky Its of flying human warns readers giddy viewless the the on of regular diamond horizontal, experimenter, approach transportation spaces box-form, also Potter the of short axis Washington, kite, by adding a side. each on a being recently improved wing of axis long vertical. is kite kite machines designed the freight through us are of the limits supposed rather than heights in the chill cmpyroan. 43 to of and the Invisible this prefer personal for graph; mono- the ing fly- exploration airless tracts up Geo. H. d- Co. Walker LITHOGRAPHERS, PUBLISHERS, ENGRAVERS, PRINTERS. Old and Plans Maps, E^6it:iimoLt:e6i. fox* ^erxd Books, Cards, in 0pp. Boston Posters and H. Common. any Printed. and Theatrical reproduced quantity. PROCESS AND LOWEST Geo. Circulars designed Lithographs HALF-TONE and Cards and Printed. and Catalogues Advertising Colored Envelopes Billheads, Engraved by Process. 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'* kite," applied of name signal return engaged person \Chtch erectness centuries which, behavior. imaginings As is not sky movements mysterious feeling of name from of to the the is beneficial graceful best, from unusual an English comes variety the of one action violent and who construction looker-on. contemplation. its .are spiritually useful are thought of result and the to innocent to girls, freakish influence The weary. too of of dog animating accomplishment worried pet kite-flying skilful creature sympathetic the to this a for the in boys leading occupation and it the guiding than elegant find not it unsuitable is excel to quite likely the of neither tamcforhim, in in The seas. The of flying, kite- adaptation. flown be may house-top water-craft, wider pursued than pastime storms. kite A of one nor sport elegant more a ago, into with the its family was this to of hawks, often tamed air, seize prey to artificial its upon master one and some or The The French Scotch call the kite for it is name it Drciche^which the Canton Chinese Japanese the Germans The thing. same this for ; and Dragon the means cerf votoni (flyingstag). article call of name is jee yu ; while the signifies paper haiok. The Malays are regarded as the originatorsof the kite. The steady winds of the Malay Peninsula are very favorable the Next of it. to to these the pursuit flying Chinese and Japanese are, no doubt, the oldest in the it appears that as practice. By the Japanese records six hundred kites used were long as years ago great name In war-time to men carry observation for up of the enemy. what At his mimic not point with his Ben small violent wind. wife's sail had off at attached attempt many did And had deck, and the rail,and this others picturewhich ago, in the ?),of drawing either of harnessing the winds to kite,the stringof which that all went 1 a the square sail had it moved held was which to the by ors sail- a these the his was well incited the reported Irish boat chariot by (or large ingenious exploit of the to by the of proved across a wagon? course steed a of means to a it St. was of means led to his attached until Sea furnish Squire's airy changed, as Pegasus, pulling his vehicle when at its meet borne where bow, English Squire the suggestion which related armed now-forgotten painter represented in a as partiallywrecked that the kite-flying life. years Channel Greorge*s kite. of to the clung for dear Perhaps it was the it up, sent singlemast in advance forward ropes broken for ago; sending of known matter to knitting-needle, sailingvessel The a in Franklin, in June,. 1752, to a light framework of clouds. approaching thunder Many lifetimes ago some a not centuries was sticks of cedar, and crossed upper sky is when art new a the his silk handkerchief fastened two into up first succeeded European a Certainly it record. was date bird a as the great It is road able intract- ditch,over POCKET CITY [In MAPS. 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